Fines For Using Mobile Phone While Driving To Double

March 1st, 2017

The popularity of social media has had a significant increase on our mobile phone usage and this is noticeable with increased number of road traffic offences and serious accidents occurring in the UK. Motorists often forget about the dangers that they pose while being distracted by their mobile phones and that they are a significant […]

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Tier 1 High Net Worth Investor Visa Information

February 28th, 2017

The Tier 1 (Investor) visa is designed for high net worth individuals who want to relocate themselves and their family to the UK. The citizenship is granted only to the individuals who can provide a significant investment to the UK economy. Only a few hundred of these visas are granted per year and very few […]

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Buying A Property In The UK

March 1st, 2017

Buying a property in the UK can be a complex and lengthy process, however, with the right legal advice from Bloomsbury law, our specialist lawyers and trained team members will ensure that the conveyancing process is as straightforward and time-efficient as possible. Below we explain the basics of a legal process of purchasing the property […]

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Employment Law Update – January 2017

February 1st, 2017

2017 looks like a busy year for UK employment law both in terms of legislative changes and case law developments.  Here is a snap-shot of some of the major changes that can be expected: – Gender Pay Gap Reporting The Regulations are due to come into force on 6 April 2017 and affect private sector […]

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Flight Compensation Claims

February 1st, 2017

Delayed flight? Know your rights We would have expected that the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Tui & Others v CAA, which confirmed the applicability of compensation for passengers, would make flight compensation claims a straightforward process. Unfortunately, airlines either misinform their costumers that they are not entitled to […]

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Marketing Principles For 2017

December 2nd, 2016

Many law firms don’t get new clients becuase they do not have the correct business development activites, content and marketing techniques. With the New Year right around the corner, why not try something new? Here are five key principles that should be applied to your marketing strategy for 2017, whether you’re a small law firm […]

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Immigration November Update

December 2nd, 2016

Non-EEA extended family members rules tribunal –appeal rights In the case of Sala (EFMs: Right of Appeal : Albania) [2016] UKUT 411 (IAC) the Upper Tribunal has ruled that there is no statutory right of appeal against a decision by the Home Office to refuse a residence card to a person claiming to be an […]

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Cohabitation November Update

December 2nd, 2016

More couples than ever are now choosing to live together and remain unmarried. Reasons vary although the high cost of a wedding and the desire to purchase a property before spending thousands of pounds on a wedding are among common reasons why people are choosing not to tie the knot. Recent figures show that there […]

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What Is Mediation?

November 1st, 2016

Mediation can conclude disputes quickly and in general, most people who try it feel that it offers good value for money. This makes the process streamlined and efficient and often results in a fair agreement for everyone. If you have a commercial or civil litigation dispute, proceeding through the court system may not always be […]

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Prime Minister Confirms Protection Of Workers’ Rights

November 1st, 2016

Prime Minister Theresa May has at the start of the Conservative Party Conference given hope to many workers in the UK that current employment laws will be protected, and that new ones will be implemented to reflect modern-day work practices. Firstly in debating the continuing saga of Brexit the Prime Minister has now confirmed that […]

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